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Expert help at Green Grants for Growth event

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Businesses across the Marches can get help to boost their green credentials at a special online event being staged next month.

The Marches Growth Hub’s Green Grants for Growth event will bring together a range of the leading grant, funding and support schemes working across Shropshire, Herefordshire and Telford & Wrekin to help companies to go green.

The Wednesday 9 December 2020 event, which gets under way at 9.30am, is being co-ordinated by the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire.

Shropshire hub manager Emma Chapman said it would provide an unmissable opportunity for any business looking to reduce their environmental impact and get funding help to become more energy efficient.

She said:

“We have brought together some of the leading programmes available across our region that can offer wide-ranging support on accessing business grants for energy efficiency, growth and innovation; getting support and funding to develop and commercialise green products and services and reducing costs and driving down the environmental impact of your business.

“This is a real opportunity for any business which is serious about its environmental responsibilities to find out how they can save energy, reduce their carbon footprint and also save cash through working more efficiently.”

Schemes featured at the event will include:

Guest speakers will include Tim Yair of the Midlands Energy Hub, and Craig Baker, of the Meres & Mosses Business and Environmental Network (MMBEN).

Emma said the event was targeted at SMEs based in the Marches area, including business2business, business2consumer, charities and not-for-profit organisations.

For more information and to register for the event visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/green-grants-for-growth-tickets-127871419859